The Fulbright Scholar competition for academic year 2015-2016 has opportunities in the Gulf for both early career and advanced scholars who are U.S. citizens. The current competition will close on August 1, 2014. Contact: Jordanna Enrich , Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program at JEnrich@iie.org. The web site is www.iie.org/cies. Here is sample of awards:
Bahrain- Business and Economics
This award is open all levels of academics to teach and/or conduct research at either University of Bahrain focusing on business, economics, and public-private partnerships, or Bahrain Institute for Banking and Finance (BIBF) focusing on economics and trade investment topics.
Kuwait - All Disciplines
This teaching/research or research award is open to academics in all disciplines. The selected candidates will teach or conduct research at Kuwait University, American University of Kuwait, or Gulf University of Science and Technology.
Oman - Multiple Disciplines - Caledonian College of Engineering
This teaching/research award is open to all levels of scholars to teach graduate and undergraduate courses at the Caledonian College of Engineering in Muscat and to provide input on research projects, assist with faculty development, and conduct tutorial sessions.
Qatar - International Relations
This opportunity allows the selected candidate to teach, conduct seminars, and assist in curriculum development in the field of international relations at Qatar University in Doha.
Saudi Arabia - Teaching English as a Foreign Language
This award is open to academics and professionals in the fields of education, linguistics, and TEFL, to teach and conduct research on English language teacher training.
United Arab Emirates - All Disciplines: Research
This award is open to all levels of scholars to research in any discipline in a variety of locations in the UAE.
For all research only awards in these countries, we offer the option to pursue Flex grants which provide an opportunity to pursue multiple, short term stays in the host country over a period of two to three years.